The Song Chronicles: Fool For You

We do not meet up at LCY. Nej and I get there that Saturday and my heart is ready to burst at the seams. I’m excited, but a little voice of doubt springs up and tells me he may not show. I text Bill to let him know that I am there, but he expresses…

The Song Chronicles: Revelation Sunshine

Valentines Day. I don’t want to celebrate. Life is coming at me in all directions, and the last thing I am thinking of is love day. My first premier event has taken place a week before and I am exhausted. The event wrap up materials are piled high on my desk — invoices, acknowledgement letters,…

The Song Chronicles: Begin Again

He is sitting at the far end of the bar with his hands clasped before him. The semi-dim lighting of the restaurant gives his already copperish skintone an almost ethereal appeal. My best girlfriend Nej is talking my head off, but all I can see is him. She turns to see what it is that…

Prelude: The Song Chronicles

In my mind I have written this story about a thousand times. In my mind I have found solace from writing it. In my mind I am fearless in publishing this account; I no longer care about anything or anyone involved in these events. But none of this has happened. And besides writing it, I…

Will I See You Tonight…

I had quite the day yesterday. What I thought would be a typical Monday – filled with staff meetings and symptoms of weekend withdrawal turned into an unexpected day filled with laughs, ale, onion rings and a trip to the Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Safe to say that by the time I was headed…